Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible for portions of the plains

A stationary front will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast today and Thursday for much of the plains. Some thunderstorms may be severe today across portions of the central/northern High Plains. Atrong storms are also possible in northern New England today. Hot temperatures will continue across portions of the Desert Southwest and Inter-mountain West.
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Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Partly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed NW 13 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 29 Jun 4:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Washington DC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. North wind 3 to 8 mph. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind around 6 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 6 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. North wind 3 to 8 mph. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind around 6 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 6 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Independence Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Washington DC
 38.89°N 77.02°W (Elev. 20 ft)
3:56 pm EDT Jun 29, 2016
5pm EDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 6, 2016
 
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